MySQL, Oracle Database Administrator
UpStream Global Services - Englewood Cliffs, NJ

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We have an immediate opportunity for an experienced MySQL, Oracle Database Administrator for a large (F500) company in the Englewood Cliffs, NJ area.

Primary Responsibilities:
: Responsible for coordinating projects as a technical lead and implementation standards to team members.
: Provide technical leadership to outsourced global development team thru project leadership and technical documentation.
: Provides feedback and technical guidance to project managers on data issues of critical importance to achieving business objectives.
: Utilizes in-depth knowledge of technological alternatives and business system requirements to recommend innovations that enhance and/or provide a competitive advantage to the organization.
: Work on and participate in project development throughout the entire SDLC lifecycle.
: Participate in the development of, and adherence to corporate database standards and best practices.
: Participate in database design review sessions.
: Analyze and tune application performance by optimizing SQL, stored procedures and triggers.
: Assist with stored procedure design and package development as required by development projects.
: Troubleshoot and provide technical solutions to database issues encountered by new and existing applications in the environment.
: Participate in the design, implementation and testing of enterprise-wide backup/recovery and disaster recovery.
: Assist in the mentoring and coaching of less senior level associates.
: Actively monitor the database environment to increase efficiency, improve reliability and minimize operating expenses.

Basic Qualifications:
: Experience in installing, configuring, tuning and managing the various recent versions of MySQL and Oracle on Linux.
: Database design skills are required, as well as database support in performance tuning, database troubleshooting, RDBMS patching, and locks detection.
: Working knowledge of Windows and Linux environments and scripting.
: Experience performing needs assessment, database planning, design, application testing and integration, production cutover, change management and 24x7 support as needed.
: Strong analytical, problem solving and planning skills.
: Knowledge of operating interrelationships between database, business applications and operating systems.
: Experience data modeling using a tool such as Erwin
: Excellent oral and written communication skills.

For immediate consideration please contact:
UpStream Global Services